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Course Code: 1395

AWS Cloud Essentials For Business Leaders - Financial Services

Learn the fundamental concepts of cloud computing. 

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Course Description

In this course, you will learn the fundamental concepts of cloud computing and how a cloud strategy can help companies in the financial services industries (FSI) meet business objectives. It explores the advantages and possibilities of cloud computing in banking, insurance, capital markets, payments, and financial technology. The course addresses concepts such as security, fraud detection, analytics, and compliance to help facilitate discussions with line of business (LOB) professionals, information technology (IT) leaders, and executives. 

This course includes presentations, case studies, role play, group exercises, and knowledge checks. 

About this course

What You'll Learn?

In this course, you will learn to: 

  • Explain the role of information technology (IT) in an organization for business transformation 
  • Explain the customer value proposition for using the cloud in the financial services industry (FSI) 
  • Define key characteristics of cloud computing 
  • Explain the cloud business model 
  • Identify key FSI security practices of cloud computing 
  • Frame the cloud business value using the Cloud Value Framework Who Needs to Attend 

Who Needs to Attend?

Line of business (LOB) owners, information technology (IT) leaders, and executives 


We recommend that attendees of this course have: 

No prior IT experience or cloud experience is required. 

Course Outline

Classroom Live Outline 

Module 1: Course Introduction 

Module 2: Information Technology for Business Transformation 

  • Role of IT in an organization for business transformation 
  • Brief history of IT 
  • Legacy approach to IT 
  • What drives customers to move from traditional infrastructure to the cloud 

Module 3: Cloud Computing 

  • Define cloud computing 
  • Key characteristics of cloud technology 
  • The cloud business model 
  • Key FSI security practices within the cloud 

Module 4: Business Value of the Cloud 

  • The customer value proposition 
  • Identify who is using cloud computing 
  • Industry trends 
  • Customer examples 

Module 5: The Cloud Value Framework 

  • Introduction to the Cloud Value Framework 
  • Cost Savings 
  • Staff Productivity 
  • Operational Resilience Business Agility 

Module 6: Business Value Activity 

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